Tenute Cisa Asinari dei Marchesi di Grésy

2018 Gaiun Martinenga

Barbaresco DOCG
Red wine

Vinification on skins: eight/ten days fermentation with floating cap followed by twenty/thirty days maceration with submerged cap; daily pumping over. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in full at a controlled temperature after the alcoholic fermentation. Ageing in French barriques for twentyeight months. Further ageing in the bottle before release.
Colour: brilliant garnet red with orange hues.
Bouquet: Deep nuances of sweet tobacco, licorice and black pepper are mingled with chocolate and balsamic notes.
Taste: Elegantly structured and harmonious, with a very fine and silky tannic texture
Ideal with wild game, red meats and aged cheeses. To be tried with dark chocolate.